Triangle Kubernetes meetup session #11

Red Hat Annex - 190 E Davie Street Raleigh NC 27601 - View Map Morrisville
Thu, Jan 12, 2017, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Hello Triangle Kubernauts! We are so happy to announce our 11th meetup session on Thursday, Jan. 12th!

Please join us to welcome Thomas Wiest and Jason DeTiberus from Red Hat. 

6:30-7:15 Thomas' topic will be "Experience from running OpenShift/Kubernetes/Docker in production AWS". In this session, Thomas from the OpenShift Operations team will cover:- Who we are and what we do- How we deploy our clusters (diagram)- Best practices for deploying in AWS- Gotchas for deploying in AWS- Point to our openshift-tools repo and briefly describe our monitoring

About Thomas:

• OpenShift Operations Technical Architect for Online and Dedicated.

• First used Linux in 1996 (Slackware using floppies). Fell in love with Linux (not the floppies).

• Started my professional Linux career as a Linux admin at Caldera (former Linux distro) in 1999 (16+ years ago, I'm old).

• 1st operations person hired on the Red Hat's OpenShift team, 5th person overall (2011).

• Been managing container based clusters (OpenShift v2 and v3) at scale for 5.5 years

• Been using Docker for 2.5 years

• Worked for 3 distro companies (Caldera, SuSE, Red Hat)

7:30-8:30 Jason 's topic will be "Kubernetes for Operators". In this session, Jason DeTiberus from the OpenShift team will discuss operational concerns for planning, installing and managing a production ready Kubernetes cluster. Topics to be covered include: - installation of Kubernetes and considerations needed for deploying production level clusters 

• new operations-related features in the latest Kubernetes release 

• roadmap for Cluster Operations and Lifecycle Management Kubernetes SIGs 

• declarative and idempotent management of kubernetes resources using Ansible (and current state of work being done on upstream Ansible modules for Kubernetes) 

• node failure and application resiliency

About Jason: 

Jason DeTiberus is a Principal Software Engineer with Red Hat where he is currently working on the OpenShift project. Having spent the past decade in a variety of operations and development roles within small business, higher education and now with Red Hat, he is now leveraging that experience to help shape the installation and ongoing configuration management of OpenShift.


6:30 - 7:15: "Experience from running OpenShift/Kubernetes/Docker in production AWS" by Thomas Wiest from Red Hat

7:15 - 7:30: Pizza break

7:30 - 8:30: "Kubernetes for Operators" by Jason DeTiberus from Red Hat

8:30 - 9:00: Social / Wrap-up 


Red Hat Annex Bldg (not the tall tower but just down the street. More info on location and parking)

Live Streaming: 

Google Hangout/YouTube (Details will be published later)


Provided by Red Hat


Please bring your friends (no limitation), who share the same passion with us!


Thursday, Jan 12
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)


Red Hat Annex
190 E Davie Street Raleigh NC 27601